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Poster for a postwar Polish film

Object | Accession Number: 2007.351.4

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    Poster for a postwar Polish film

    Overview

    Brief Narrative
    Poster advertising the Polish film, Travel Card, from 1984. The film was based on the novel, “Mr. Theodore Mudstock” by Ladislav Fuks, in which a middle-aged Jewish man, Jakub Rosenberg, prepares himself to be deported to a concentration camp.
    Artwork Title
    Kartka z podrozy
    Alternate Title
    Travel Card
    Date
    publication/distribution:  1983
    Geography
    publication: Poland
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, The Abraham and Ruth Goldfarb Family Acquisition Fund
    Markings
    front, bottom left corner : Kartka z podróży [Travel Card]
    front, right center edge : BEDNARSKI 83

    Physical Details

    Language
    Polish
    Classification
    Posters
    Physical Description
    Poster on paper that depicts an invisible man dressed in a fedora and coat. The coat’s left breast has an invisible Star of David patch. The coat slouches on the edge of a suitcase giving the impression that the invisible man is sitting there, as the bottom of the coat flutters in a breeze. The corners of the suitcase have reinforcements and the front has 3 labels. There is Polish text along the bottom.
    Dimensions
    overall: Height: 38.250 inches (97.155 cm) | Width: 24.375 inches (61.913 cm)
    Materials
    overall : paper, ink

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    No restrictions on access
    Conditions on Use
    Restrictions on use

    Keywords & Subjects

    Administrative Notes

    Provenance
    The film poster was acquired by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2007.
    Funding Note
    The acquisition of this collection was made possible by The Abraham and Ruth Goldfarb Family Acquisition Fund.
    Record last modified:
    2023-09-15 10:17:23
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